NW Hook & Bullet

2017 Deer Camp

October 19, 2017 at 5:00 am

This is the first of a two-part series about the 2017 Deer Camp.Saturday, Oct. 14, was cold. Hunting buddy Rudy Lopez was up early and out the door. My feet didnít hit the floor for several more minutes.It was cold inside The Hut, too. The ...

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Pheasants Forever hosts season kick-off

October 17, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Columbia Basin Chapter of Pheasants Forever (CBPF) will host a pheasant season celebration and membership drive from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20 at St. Brigidís Brewery in Moses Lake. The event will support the CBPF Annual Youth Hunt an...

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Gardening for wild game meals

October 12, 2017 at 5:00 am

There was a successful garden at my house this year. It was a splendid gardening year. The cucumbers produced at an abundant routine. Due to circumstances which isnít quite clear, we ended up with 15, maybe 20, plants in the ground.Cucumber...

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Catching up

October 05, 2017 at 5:00 am

There are a couple subjects on my mind this week. Itís time to catch up.Shooting sticksThe first item is a follow-up to the shooting sticks article published in the Fall 2017 Hook & Bullet.The sticks are two, 4-foot long dowels. A cane ...

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More fire starter ideas

September 28, 2017 at 5:00 am

This is the last of a two-part series about making fire starters. We backtrack a bit and then continue.A few cotton balls were placed in a bag filled with the petroleum jelly. He kneaded or massaged the bag, causing the cotton balls to beco...

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A fire starter may save a life

September 21, 2017 at 5:00 am

This is the first of a two-part series about fire starters.Starting a survival fire is a lifesaving skill. This fire may well keep a lost person alive through a cold night or nights in the Great Outdoors. The trick is to make sure the fire-...

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The last part of the Offutt AFB tour

September 14, 2017 at 5:00 am

This is the last of a three-part series about an educational trip to Offutt Air Force Base by honorary commanders and civic leaders.Today we backtrack a bit and then continue with the tour of Offutt Air Force Base. The colonel answered the ...

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The Offutt Air Force Base tour

September 07, 2017 at 5:00 am

This is the second of a three-part series about an educational trip to Offutt Air Force Base by honorary commanders and civic leaders.Offutt Air Force Base in home to the U.S. Strategic Command or USSTRATCOM or STRATCOM. When growing up in ...

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Dave Graybill: The Fishiní Magician

August 25, 2017 at 10:31 am

Friday, August 25thThe Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced that they will be holding a public meeting on Tuesday, September 19th in Pateros.The purpose of the meeting is to receive input and answer questions about a variety of top...

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Fresh News from MarDon

August 25, 2017 at 10:33 am

MarDon Fresh News Ė August 24, 2017The water level has dropped another 1.50 feet this past week and is currently at 1027.80 feet Ė 17.50 feet lower than high-pool back in May. This is about as low as it will go this year according to offic...

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